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James Edward Lott

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright


  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Lott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Jim AWMM
  • Service number
    Vietnam 2112168 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 April 1947 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Vietnam Unknown AWMM 38 Sainsbury Road, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 November 1967 AWMM Single/Vietnam AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Unknown AWMM
    Age 19 AWMM
    Trainee teacher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
      Ground casualty, other explosive device AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Albert Edward Lott who was a US citizen and Joan Linda Hannken who was a NZ citizen

      Attended Mt Albert primary, Kowhai Intermediate and Mt Albert Grammar schools.

      Served with the US Marines for 2 years. Jim's brother Garry also served in the US Marines.

      Ashes buried at St Lukes Church, Mt Albert, Auckland

      Cenotaph database record compiled from information from the memorial plaque and the newspaper clipping AWMM
    • Jim has a Placque beside a TiToki Tree at St.Lukes Anglican Church. His Ashes were Scattered over the Veterans Cemetary at Waikumete. Public - Garry Roy - Sibling - 24 April 2016 - I am Jims Brother ^ Served in Vietnam at the Time of his Death, & returned to NZ with is Body.
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About death

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  • Death
    8 May 1968 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Quang NgaiVietnam AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Lukes Anglican Church, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    • Vietnams Veteran Memorial Wall, United States AWMM
    • Memorial tree, St Luke's Anglican Church, near the corner of St Luke's and New North Roads, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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  • I never got to meet my great uncle.
    I have heard about Jim over the years from my grandfather Gary.

    He will always be at peace and be in the hearts of our family.
    Public - Jayden Gavin - Other relative - 8 December 2017
  • I was with Jim in Chu Lai & Left the Morning of the Day he was Killed to return to my Base at Dong Ha, Further North. I will never Forget you Bro.
    Public - Garry Roy - Sibling - 24 April 2016



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
08 December 2017Jayden GavinAuckland, New ZealandOther relative
24 April 2016Garry Roy Auckland New ZealandSibling

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